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Honoring a Student of the Week: Preparation

By Beth Newingham on September 14, 2012
  • Grades: 3–5

To help build community in my classroom, I have students take turns being our "Star of the Week." During the week that a student is our "Star," each day consists of an exciting event or activity to honor him or her. It is also a way for students in the class to learn more about each other and each other's families.

Parents choose the week that their child will be our star by signing up at Curriculum Night. Parents receive note at the beginning of the year and again prior to their child being the Star of the Week that describes what each day of the week will entail.

Check out more information and downloadable materials about Star of the Week.

Comments (3)

Hi Beth, I love your site and have shared so many of your ideas and adapted them to fit my classroom. Your students are lucky to have you!
I tried downloading your student of the week pages but it says they are unavailable, I don't see them on your site either. Any chance I can get access to them? I want to start this with my students this year!

My website was moved to the following address: http://hil.troy.k12.mi.us/staff/bnewingham/myweb3/

Sorry for the confusion!

-Beth Newingham

why can I not access your classroom site anymore. I NEED IT!!

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